Zooey Deschanel & Paul Dano star in this funny, surreal love story. Toronto Film Fest premiere.
How many other high school romantic comedies deal with suicide? In many ways, The Failures was ahead of its time. Director Tim Hunter was no stranger to this type of subject matter, having made the classic 80’s drama The River’s Edge, which dealt with teen murder. Watching this film, you may also notice a lot of familiar faces. Yes, that is a very young Jesse Plemons.